Also adds trail bridge
Bannerman’s Island has started its two-hour tours on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through October. For a schedule and to purchase tickets, see bannermancastle.org. A number of performances will be presented over the summer, including the one-man American Soldier, with Douglas Taurel, on June 17 and Frank Marquette presenting Whiskey Women on Aug. 19 and War of the Worlds on Sept. 16. The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival will also present Romeo and Juliet on July 15 and 16.
A newly designed and erected trail bridge, constructed by West Point cadets led by Col. Brad Wambeke and engineering instructor Led Klosky, will be open. At the same time, the original Bannerman residence is being renovated by a crew led by mason Arik Morgan.